In this week’s Longford Leader we have details of how a Chief Superintendent refused to meet with Town Councillors to discuss the ongoing drugs problem in Longford. There’s also a story on how gardai may seek to extradite convicted murder Patrick Rae back to Ireland in relation to outstanding charges.
Among the many stories inside the newspaper, we also have:
- Health minister comes under attack from a FG councillor
- Turfcutters’ successful Dail protest
- Backstage Theatre suffers a cut in its funding
- A young girl gets a dream chance to dance hip hop for Ireland
- Details of Ballinamuck’s new enhancement plan, which was unveiled recently.
- Previews the various parades happening across the county on St. Patrick’s weekend
- Details on the tragic road traffic accident that claimed the life of a young man
- Gangs strip a house bare of copper in Longford town
- The search continues for Patrick Heeran
- Granard garda steps down after three decades
- Details about the upcoming Longford Rose competition
- Photographs from the recent Student Enterprise awards and the Cashel 1961 team
- MBNA move closer to a deal for their credit card business at Carrick-on-Shannon
- New school for Gaelscoil Longphoirt, but Stonepark will have to wait
- Ballinamuck NS take part in a unique road safety campaign
- The Vintage in Moydow is sold
- All the local news from your area
- Cilloe Yew Tree players celebrate 25 years of drama in Killoe
- Current situation regarding hurling in County Longford as they play this weekend in the NHL
As well as that, we have all the sports action - Longford’s win over Sligo, Longford U21s defeat at the hands of Louth, Cnoc Mhuire reach All Ireland final, Longford rugby 1st XV finish off with a win and Longford Town go top with a win.
All that, and more, in this week’s Longford Leader, which is available from your local shop on Wednesday morning, March 14.
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